17 Sep 2013
September 17, 2013

Veiled Speech

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I studied religion at university and immediately before I became an MP I worked at the then Commission for Racial Equality. As an MP, I’ve given a lot of thought to how religious belief can be accommodated in our largely secular society, where equality is often held in direct opposition to it. The latest stress-point.. read more →

07 Sep 2013
September 7, 2013

Falkirk West: Constituency Unite Party?

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Here are a few thoughts in the wake of Labour’s apparent decision on Falkirk West that no rules have been broken by anyone connected to Unite, or anyone else, ever, capisce? The local complaints about Unite amongst Labour members were initially that the Scottish Chair of Unite, Stephen Deans, who became chair of Falkirk West.. read more →